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The Music Mentor Podcast is hosted by professional musician and educator Demian Arriaga, with the purpose of Motivating, Inspiring, Challenging, and Empowering young musicians, and people from all walks of life, through opinions, anecdotes and interviews.

The Music Mentor Podcast is hosted by professional musician and educator Demian Arriaga, with the purpose of Motivating, Inspiring, Challenging, and Empowering young musicians, and people from all walks of life, through opinions, anecdotes and interviews.
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Los Angeles, CA

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The Music Mentor Podcast is hosted by professional musician and educator Demian Arriaga, with the purpose of Motivating, Inspiring, Challenging, and Empowering young musicians, and people from all walks of life, through opinions, anecdotes and interviews.

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English


Episodes

Ep 123 - Advice Advice

6/18/2018
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Ep 123 - Advice Advice by Demian Arriaga

Duration:00:11:54

Ep 122 - Welcomed Failures

6/11/2018
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On this week's episode I chat about what I call "welcomed failures" which boils down to how sometimes when things don't happen for a reason.

Duration:00:11:39

Ep 121 - Decision Making & Accountability

6/4/2018
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On this week's episode I talk briefly about decision making & accountability, also known as indecision and freaking out!

Duration:00:11:05

Ep 120 - Note For Note

5/28/2018
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Ep 120 - Note For Note by Demian Arriaga

Duration:00:11:35

Ep 119 - Are You Burned Out?

5/21/2018
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On this week's episode I chat about getting burned out, ways that it manifested in my life and more importantly I give a couple of tips on how to avoid it.

Duration:00:11:50

Ep 118 - Women In Music

5/14/2018
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On this week's episode I chat briefly about women in music and how the older i've gotten the more I respect and admire females in this field.

Duration:00:11:25

Ep 117 - Arena Shows

5/7/2018
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On this week's episode I talk briefly about what it's like to play in arenas, why I like it so much and also why I think some musicians don't like it too much.

Duration:00:14:32

Ep 116 - Vacations... What are those??

4/30/2018
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On this week's episode I briefly chat about why it's hard for us musicians to take a vacation. Rest and relaxation are needed and deserved but it's just not that easy for us. Do we want vacations? Do we need them? Check it out and let me know what your thoughts are!

Duration:00:11:41

Ep 115 - Embarrassing Moments On Stage

4/24/2018
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On this week's episode I decided to lighten up the theme and instead of getting deep and overly musical, I figured I'd share 2 of the most embarrassing moments in my life ever, both which happen to have taken place on a stage.

Duration:00:11:30

Ep 114 - The Impostor Syndrome

4/16/2018
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On this week's episode I briefly chat about something I have blatted with for a long time: the impostor syndrome. Have you ever doubted in your abilities? Do you ever feel like you somehow tricked someone into getting the opportunities you are getting? What about feeling "luck" got you the gig? I discuss these things and more. (Also check out Lou Solomon's TED Talk about this topic)

Duration:00:10:00

Ep 113 - Make Yourself Heard

4/9/2018
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On this week's episode I chat about the importance of being heard... and I don't mean our music; I mean out thoughts, fears and insecurities in order to overcome them!

Duration:00:09:30

Ep 112 - Confusing Motion with Progress

4/2/2018
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On this week's episode I chat about the common mistake us musicians tend to make which is confusing motion with progress.

Duration:00:10:56

Ep 111 - The Tourist Musician

3/26/2018
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Ep 111 - The Tourist Musician by Demian Arriaga

Duration:00:10:30

Ep 110 - Working with/for Strong Personalities

3/19/2018
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On this week's episode I briefly chat about what its like to work with strong and assertive artists, who have a clear vision. However, I also talk about a few lessons we can learn when this isn't the case.

Duration:00:12:31

Ep 109 - Don't Call It A Comeback

3/12/2018
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On this week's episode I briefly chat about trying to get back into the swing of things after a long period without a big gig.

Duration:00:14:02

Ep 108 - Working On Difficult Parts

3/5/2018
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On this week's episode I chat about something that has brought me lots of frustration but also a sense of accomplishment, and that is working on difficult parts of songs. I'll explain all of this in detail...

Duration:00:12:25

Ep 107 - INTERVIEW w/ SEAN WINCHESTER (Drummer for Buckcherry)

2/26/2018
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On this week's episode I sit down with Buckcherry drummer Sean Winchester. We chat about his career, we touch on how he has dealt with depression and more.

Duration:00:56:47

Ep 106 - Invisible Practice

2/19/2018
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On this week's episode I share some of the things we can do when we are away from our instruments, in order to remain engaged and productive. It goes without saying that resting and time completely away from music is a must, but today I focus not on "disconnecting."

Duration:00:09:54

Ep 105 - Making Music & Living in the USA (Pt. 2 of 2)

2/12/2018
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On this week's episode I bring you the 2nd and last part of "Making Music and Living in the USA" focusing a little more on the making music aspect. Also, thanks for being patient after my little mixup of updating the same episode 2 weeks in a row :)

Duration:00:12:24

Ep 104 - Making Music & Living in the USA

1/29/2018
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On this weeks episode I chat about my life and experience here in the USA and I give you some not so musical pointers, that can help you become part of the pop music scene and more.

Duration:00:13:56